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Egbert Ethelred Brown papers,

Title
Egbert Ethelred Brown papers, 1914-1956.
Author
Brown, Egbert Ethelred.
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Box 1Moving imageUse in libraryAvailableSc MG 87 Box 1Schomburg Center - Manuscripts & Archives
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Description
1.6 lin. ft.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Marriage records.
  • Prayer books.
  • Sermons.
  • Sheet music.
Source (note)
  • Leslie, Dorice
Biography (note)
  • Unitarian minister in Harlem.
Processing Action (note)
  • Surveyed
  • Processed
  • Cataloging updated
Call Number
Sc MG 87
Author
Brown, Egbert Ethelred.
Title
Egbert Ethelred Brown papers, 1914-1956.
Summary
The collection consists of personal papers, material related to the Community Church of Harlem, and to the Jamaica Progressive League. Personal papers including certificates, sheet music with lyrics and melodies written by Brown, and an obituary and biography, 1914-1956; incoming letters showing Brown's numerous appeals for funds for his church, and other matters relating to his ministry, 1930s-1960s; Harlem Unitarian Church records consisting of by-laws, correspondence, marriage records, order of service records, prayer books, 1934-1955; and sermons, 1932-1955. Also, material related to the Jamaica Progressive League, a group that worked for the independence of Jamaica.
Biography
Unitarian minister in Harlem. Brown's church was known as the Community Church of Harlem, Hubert Harrison Memorial Church, and the Harlem Unitarian Church. He was also secretary of the Jamaica Progressive League, 1938-1964.
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Sc MG 87
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